Angled toward the midline. Used to describe deformity
Publis Quinctilius Varus; a soldier and a politician; he held the office of consul in 13 BCE; he famously fought Arminius in the Teutoburg Forest in Germania and lost the battle in 9 CE; when Varus realized that the battle would be lost, he committed suicide.
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- turned inwardFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=varus
Deviation toward the midline in the anatomical position. Thus, genu varum is a deformity at the knee where the lower leg is angled toward the midline (bow leg). By convention any deformity, or deviation, is described in terms of the movement of the distal part.
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A displacement (for example, of a bone) inwards towards the midline, as in Genu varum where the patient has bowlegs with the lower legs deviated inwards.
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Angulation inward and toward the midline of the body.
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Turned inwards towards the midline of the body.
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Varus: (vara, varum) Angled inward, bent or twisted inward, as in cubitus varus, hallux varus, talipes equinovarus, genu varum, and coxa vara.Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=40001
[ New Latin , from Latin , bent, grown inwards.] (Medicine)
A deformity in which the foot is turned inward. See Talipes
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<anatomy, orthopaedics> An abnormal position in which part of a limb is twisted inward toward the midline, opposite of valgus. ... (11 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(var´әs) Latin word meaining bent or twisted inward. It is used to denote a deformity in which the angulation of the part is toward the midline of the body, as in talipes varus.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) A deformity in which the foot is turned inward. See Talipes.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/varus/
Varus (Publius Quinctilius Varus) (vâr'us) , d. A.D. 9, Roman general. In 13 B.C. he was consul with Tiberius Claudius Nero (later emperor as Tiberius) and later was governor of Syria. Although unsuited for the position, he was appointed governor of Germany by Augustus. In A.D. 9, to suppre...Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0850517.html
Type: Term Pronunciation: va′rŭs Definitions: 1. Latin adjective describing any joint in an extremity that is deformed in such a way that the more distal of the two bones forming the joint deviates toward the midline, as in bowleg.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=96916
Latin = bow-legged.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
A deformity marked by inward angulation of a segment of bone. See knock-kneed.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22246
Inward angulation of the foot, similar to pronation. One of the things fitters look for in cycling shoes and cleat fine tuning.Found on http://bikeline.com/articles/glossary-of-cycling-terms-pg283.htm
pigeon-toedFound on http://phrontistery.info/v.html
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